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Definitions of impossible

  1. used of persons or their behavior; "impossible behavior"; "insufferable insolence" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. something that cannot be done; "his assignment verged on the impossible" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. not capable of occurring or being accomplished or dealt with; "an impossible dream"; "an impossible situation" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. totally unlikely Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Not possible; incapable of being done, of existing, etc.; unattainable in the nature of things, or by means at command; insuperably difficult under the circumstances; absurd or impracticable; not feasible. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. An impossibility. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Impossibility. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Not capable of occurring; not capable of being done; hopeless. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. That which cannot be done: that cannot exist: absurd. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. That can not be, or be done. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Not possible; impracticable; hopelessly objectionable. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Impossibly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. That cannot be done. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. An impossibility; as, he tried to do the impossible. dictgcide_fs
  15. im-pos'i-bl, adj. that which cannot be done: that cannot exist: absurd, or excessively odd.--n. IMPOSSIBIL'ITY. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  16. Not possible (often w. it as subj., as it is i. to alter them); (loosely) not easy, not convenient; (colloq.) outrageous, intolerable, as an i. hat, person. Hence or cogn. Impossibility n., impossibly adv. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  17. Not to be done, impracticable. Complete Dictionary
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